The Rumsey Playfield in Central Park is a sporting
area for most of the year providing a decent
field for school sports and a good space
Without the Summerstage,
which offers up a great and varied selection
of free music from June through August, it
might be completely ignored by many who
Yet in the summer it screams to life
with the glaring sound of an international
mix of music with loud applause and cheers.
Packed to capacity on a warm afternoon or
evening in the summer the Rumsey offers
great diversity in its shows.
Brazilian, African and Latin music festivals have been
extremely popular as well as the many
well-known music artists and ensembles
that send waves of music into the night.